How to Make Frozen Green Beans

How to Make Frozen Green Beans

Frozen green beans are used both as a side dish and as an independent dish. Ready beans are in perfect harmony with meat, poultry or fish. In 20 minutes you can cook lean and hearty foods at home.

Classic garnish recipe

Photo of a dish with a side dish of beans

Boiled green beans is one of the simplest side dishes for the second, salad or soup. It does not contain fats and has beneficial properties for digestion.

Servings: +4
  • green beans 400 g
  • garlic 2 tooth.
  • olive oil 3 Art. l
  • ground black pepper 2 g
  • salt ½ Art. l
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 37 kcal
Proteins: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbohydrates: 5.9 g
13 minutesVideo
  • Pour water into a wide enameled pan and place on the stove.
  • While the water is boiling, get the frozen beans, put in a colander, pour over boiling water and drain the liquid.
  • If the pods are too large, cut into smaller pieces.
  • Salt boiling water, lay out the main ingredient and boil for 5 minutes. Then remove the pods from the water and fry over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic, crushed by pressing, pepper and oil.
  • Cover the finished side dish and leave to simmer for 5 minutes.

The advantage of the classic recipe is that it does not require defrosting. Thanks to salt water, all the vitamins and nutrients will be preserved in the pods.

Frying with egg

Frozen Green Beans

Ready stewed beans with eggs are very juicy. The composition contains the optimal amount of protein for a full breakfast.


  • green beans - 500 g;
  • chicken eggs - 2 pcs.;
  • onions - 1 pc.;
  • vegetable oil - ½ tsp;
  • salt, pepper - to taste.
How to cook:
  1. Rinse the beans with water and cut into pieces. The smaller the size, the faster the dish will cook. Peel the onion and chop for roasting.
  2. Prepare a frying pan for stewing: put on fire, grease with oil.
  3. Fry the onion until golden brown, put the pods and pour water so that the liquid does not completely cover them.
  4. Add salt, ground pepper and stir.
  5. Stew for 20 minutes stirring occasionally. After pouring beaten eggs and cook for another 10 minutes over low heat.

By the time the eggs are added, the water should evaporate. If the beans are still hard, add a little water and cook until soft. So that the dish does not boil to a mushy mass and the pods are left intact, drain the excess water and put the pan on a low fire.

How to cook green beans in the oven

Green Bean Pods

For cooking, the oven uses frozen green beans, which does not require additional processing. In pre-packaged bags from the store are already peeled and sorted vegetables.


  • green beans - 1 kg;
  • water - 2 l;
  • butter - 70 g;
  • flour - 50 g;
  • milk - 1 l;
  • hard cheese - 100 g;
  • salt - 1 tbsp. l .;
  • lemon zest - 1 tbsp. l
  1. Pour water into a saucepan and put on fire. When it boils, salt and add the pods. After 5 minutes, drain the liquid and put the boiled pods on a baking dish greased with butter (20 g).
  2. Preheat oven to 200 ° C.
  3. Soften the butter in a saucepan, add flour and mix. Then add milk, zest and grated cheese. When the liquid thickens slightly, mix with beans and put in the oven.
  4. After 15 minutes, the dish is ready.
Video cooking
Vegetarian green beans with tomatoes!

If there was no lemon peel, it will be replaced by the same amount of lemon juice.For serving, put a serving on each plate, sprinkle breadcrumbs on top and sprinkle with lemon juice.

Slow Cooking Recipe

String Beans for the Main Course

The recipe is similar to stewed beans, but helps to reduce by several times the time of direct participation in the kitchen.


  • green beans - 400 g;
  • carrots - 2 pcs.;
  • onions - 1 pc.;
  • tomato paste - 2 tbsp. l .;
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. l .;
  • bay leaf - 1 pc.;
  • coriander - ½ tsp;
  • salt - 1 tsp.
  1. Cut the beans into pieces, chop the carrots on a coarse grater, and chop the onions finely.
  2. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, except for tomato paste.
  3. Put simmer for 30 minutes. 10 minutes before cooking, add tomato paste and mix.
How to cook rice with green beans in a slow cooker

Cooking in a slow cooker is a dietary option that is suitable even for those who follow a diet and want to lose weight. For lovers of recipes saturated with fats, you can additionally fry onions and carrots before adding in the "Frying" or "Baking" mode.

Useful Tips

The shelf life of frozen green beans is 6 months. When used after this time, the product loses its beneficial properties and will cause the opposite effect.

  1. In the chilli bean contains mass of vitamins and minerals that positively affect the human nervous and digestive systems.
  2. Do not use it in unlimited quantities, especially for older people, and those who suffer from gastrointestinal diseases (gastritis, ulcers).
  3. During cooking, you need to drain the first water so that after eating, the beans do not cause gas formation.

Frozen green beans have unique properties - it retains more nutrients than fresh. In addition, toxins and environmental fumes do not act on pods. It is a low-calorie and dietary food product from which it is easy to prepare side dishes, salads and festive dishes.


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